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Constantine I Emperor of Rome (271? - 337)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

Proclaimed emperor at York in 306, reigned 306-337. He legalised Christianity throughout the Roman Empire. Founder of New Rome (Constantinople); commissioner of many buildings and works of art. Son of emperor Constantius Chlorus and his Christian wife St. Helena; father of emperors Constantine II, Constantius II, Constans and empress Helen (consort of emperor Julian).


Born: 271?

Died: 337

Gender: Male

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